Charles D. Kirkpatrick
About the Author
Charles D. Kirkpatrick II, CMT, is president of Kirkpatrick & Company, Inc., a technical analysis research firm that publishes the Market Strategist investment newsletter. A past instructor in finance at the School of Business Administration, Fort Lewis College, and currently Adjunct Professor of Finance at Brandeis University International Business School, he is a two-time winner of the Market Technicians Association’s prestigious Charles H. Dow Award for research in technical analysis and winner of the MTA Annual Award in 2008 “for outstanding contributions to the field of technical analysis.”
He is a Chartered Market Technician, a past member of the board of directors of the Market Technicians Association, and past editor of the Journal of Technical Analysis. He currently is on the board of directors and vice-president of the Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation and a member of the American Association of Professional Technicians (AAPTA). He co-authored Technical Analysis: The Complete Source for Financial Market Technicians, the primary textbook for the CMT program, authored Beat the Market, and is a graduate of both Harvard College (AB) and the Wharton School (MBA).